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2013-03-28 23:01:10

Colle Farmers Market lists the top five reasons why small organic farmers could benefit from being part of an online community. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 On March 28, 2013, Colle Farmers Market lists five reasons organic farmers might consider joining the first online directory and virtual market place for natural vendors and organic farmers. Joining an online alliance of organic growers and farmers is a great way to build a “strength in numbers” campaign and take...

2013-03-21 23:02:59

North Carolina´s “10% Farm to Fork” Campaign is encouraging the state´s citizens to spend more on locally grown produce. Colle Farmers Market applauds the initiative, encouraging more states to implement similar campaigns. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 On March 21, Colle Farmers Market issues a statement commending North Carolina´s 10% Farm to Fork Campaign. According to an article from the Sanford Herald, the campaign is encouraging people to spend 10...

2013-02-13 23:04:18

The Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition is kicking off the “Karat Gold” program and encouraging couples to forgo the chocolates this year and go to restaurants that use locally sourced food. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Area eateries have better access to fresh, local food thanks to the launch of the Greater Kansas City Food Policy Coalition´s (GKCFPC) “Karat Gold” program. The program, free for participants, connects restaurants,...

2013-01-11 05:01:38

Studio partners with Thirst and CMAP to raise awareness about local food production Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Mode Project, a Chicago-based design and production studio, has produced a new short film that explores the region´s opportunities to create revenue and jobs by boosting local food production. The project, titled Planning for A Sustainable Local Food System was developed for design studio Thirst and its client, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)....


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